2.1.1 When an application for redress cannot be made

Introduction

A person cannot make an application for redress under the Scheme if:

  • the person has already made an application for redress
  • a security notice is in force in relation to the person
  • the person is a child and will not turn 18 before the Scheme ends on 30 June 2028
  • the person is in gaol (and exceptional circumstances do not exist), and
  • the application for redress is being made in the 12 month period prior to the Scheme ending on 30 June 2028 (and exceptional circumstances do not exist).

Act reference: NRSAct section 20 When an application cannot be made

Last reviewed: 1 July 2019